Manitoba Indigenous leaders, advocates hope federal compensation will help with healing – Global News

January 5, 2022

Indigenous advocates in Manitoba say they hope the federal government’s $40-billion agreement in principle to compensate First Nations children taken from their homes on reserve will help bring some healing to those who have suffered pain and trauma.

“No amount of money will be the right amount, nor will it bring back a childhood lost,” Assembly of First Nations Manitoba regional chief Cindy Woodhouse said during a press conference Tuesday.

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